Go beyond the typical holiday destinations in 2020 for a rewarding and adventure-filled experience encountering wildlife in Canada, cruising through the breathtaking and legendary Northwest Passage, the stark contrasts of Greenland, Svalbard, Iceland and even the Arctic on a luxury yacht charter aboard expedition yacht STEEL.
The Northwest Passage
The Northwest Passage offers a once-in-a-lifetime experience for those looking for a holiday that is completely out of the ordinary. This sought after and unique waterway for explorers and adventure enthusiasts offers a number of unique activities to undertake and breathtaking scenery to immerse yourself in while being pampered with the most luxurious accommodation arrangements and top-notch professional service by a highly experienced and extremely knowledgable crew. A legendary and dream-like destination for many, the passage offers some of the most beautiful grand fjords on the planet surrounded by magnificent mountain barriers.
It is hard to choose only one highlight for this charter, as the entire journey can be considered the highlight of your life! You will have a chance to experience first hand the Inuit communities and get to know their culture while looking out for narwhales, walrus and polar bears to capture on your camera. The Northwest Passage is certainly one of the most legendary and historic destinations that will leave you with memories to treasure for a lifetime.
Canada is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many visitors to see the Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, where your group can hear and witness the glaciers cracking and shifting before your eyes. Bald eagles, whales and otters are among the species in the region that live in the region and you might have an encounter up close while using the water toys to travel along the coast.
Greenland, Svalbard and Iceland
Greenland & Svalbard are enchanting destinations where the clean clear air and hot springs will entice you onto land to go adventuring. Dog sledge across the snow and make use of the long daylight hours to fit in plenty of winter sports, then return to a delicious three-course dinner prepared by your expert onboard chef.
Wildlife enthusiasts will want to have their cameras ready when visiting Iceland, where there are Puffins, Arctic foxes and seals live in this dramatic, vividly coloured landscape created by volcanic activity.
THE EXPLORER YACHT STEEL
Discover New Horizons in Luxury with Exceptional Five-Star Service Unlike Any Other
54.9m/180.1ft STEEL from Pendennis shipyard was built in 2009 and last refitted in 2017 with the latest technology incorporated into her gorgeous traditional surroundings: Cuban mahogany is used in the wall panelling and furniture throughout, creating an ambient and subtly scented environment fit for any wedding, honeymoon, corporate event or other special occasions.
The main salon comes equipped with a ‘Gentleman’s bar’ and has a wide selection of spirits to suit any occasion, and the room can be converted into a cinema for films with the whole group to fill the evenings or while cruising. The fireplace will be especially appreciated in colder climates and will enhance the atmosphere of any gathering.
Outside, there is plenty of choice for alfresco dining and lounging, and the furnishings match the interior for quality and comfort. The aft deck area boasts a large sunbed and generous raised Jacuzzi for relaxation as you marvel at the snow-capped mountains of Greenland, the dense forests of Canada or the picturesque Cornish coastline.
The collection of water toys is designed for fun and exploration at each destination, and the onboard gym allows guests to work off excess energy before bedtime in a climate-controlled environment.
The accommodation sleeps up to 12 guests over 7 en-suite cabins finished in Dutch Marble: 1 Master suite, 1 VIP stateroom, 4 twin cabins with Pullman berths and one single cabin with a Pullman berth ideal for a nanny or other additional staff. On hand will be a dedicated crew of professionals to ensure that you have everything you desire throughout your journey.